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Vegan Broccoli Cannellini Bean Popps

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 24 servings


Cannellini Bean Dip

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (15 ounce) can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed well
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1-3 teaspoons lemon juice

Broccoli Cannellini Bean Poppers

  • 2 cups broccoli florets, or 10 ounces frozen broccoli florets
  • 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs, gluten free if necessary
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 flax egg, or 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1-3 teaspoon sriracha, optional


  1. Preheat oven to 425ºF and grease a mini muffin pan or line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Cannellini Bean Dip

  1. Place a saute pan over medium heat. Add olive oil and onion, saute for 4-5 minutes, and add garlic until it begins to lightly brown. Add the cannellini beans and mix together for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat.

  2. In a food processor or high-speed blender, puree the beans, garlic, onions, salt, and lemon juice. Blend on high or process for about 2 minutes, until creamy.

Broccoli Cannellini Bean Poppers

  1. In a pot, steam broccoli florets for 2 minutes.

  2. Add broccoli, panko bread crumbs, oregano, onion powder, garlic powder, flax egg, and Sriracha sauce in a food processor and pulse 2-3 times until well combined.

  3. In a large bowl, combine the bean dip with the broccoli ingredients. Mix until well combined.

  4. Scoop a 1 1/2 tablespoon of the mixture and place in the greased mini muffin tin or lined baking sheet. Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes, until golden on top. Serve warm with Sriracha sauce, low sodium ketchup or sauce of your choice.

Recipe Notes

1 flax egg – 1 tablespoon flaxseed + 3 tablespoons water in a dish to thicken for 15 minutes.

Nutrient Analysis:
Serving size: 1 popper, Calories: 40 calories, Fat: 1 gram, Saturated fat: 0 grams,Carbohydrates: 6 grams, Sugar: 0.5 grams, Sodium: 70 milligrams, Fiber: 1 gram,Protein: 1.5 grams, Cholesterol: 0 milligrams